Legal Counsel - Litigation

Location
England, Buckinghamshire, Milton Keynes
Salary
£50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted
07 May 2024
Closes
04 Jun 2024
Ref
JN -042024-6404357
Contact
Tom Hart
Job Title
In House Counsel
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7, NQ
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This role requires a proficient Legal Counsel with proven experience in handling litigation work who will provide first-rate legal advice and guidance across the business, primarily focusing on litigation matters. The successful candidate will be a vital part of the legal team, offering comprehensive legal support in the Automotive sector.

Client Details

A globally recognised organisation in the Automotive Sector, based in Milton Keynes.

Description

In this role, you will work as a Litigation and Resolutions Specialist to meticulously investigate and address complaints and litigious consumer cases in a timely manner, ensuring equitable customer resolutions.

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage company litigation end to end maintaining a clear and well organised case management system.
  • Assisting with litigation matters - consumer finance disputes, debt recovery, customer satisfaction complaints, etc.
  • Working on litigation cases preparing paperwork, liaising with counsel, attending Court if necessary either as witness or with counsel.
  • Writing legal reports and advice noted to the business as well as ad hoc advice as needed on a variety of subject matters.
  • Provide legal advice on a broad range of litigation matters.
  • Draft, review, and negotiate various legal documents.
  • Work closely with various departments to ensure legal compliance.
  • Offer preventative legal guidance and risk management.
  • Keep updated with the latest legislation and regulations in the sector.

Profile

A successful Legal Counsel - Litigation should have:

  • A qualified Solicitor or Legal/Litigation Executive.
  • Proven experience in litigation.
  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively within a team and independently.
  • Strong understanding of UK law, particularly in relation to litigation.

Job Offer

  • A competitive salary
  • An attractive car scheme, including 2 cars.
  • A performance-related bonus.
  • A supportive and inclusive company culture.